Scores of Palestinians wounded in Israeli crackdown on Nakba demonstrations – Middle East Monitor


Israeli occupying forces cracked down on demonstrations commemorating the 74th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, injuring scores of protesters. Arab48 reported yesterday.

According to the news site, Israeli occupying forces set up Al-Quds University in Abu Dis in east Jerusalem and fired gas canisters, causing students to have breathing difficulties and seek treatment.

The Israeli occupying forces also raided the Palestinian Technical University – Kadoorie in Tulkarm and fired tear gas. Many students were injured.

The occupying forces also raided Al-Bireh and fired live ammunition at Palestinians protesting their presence. About 17 Palestinians were injured.

Demonstrations in the Al-Aroub refugee camp in Hebron also came under fire.

According to the Wafa News Agency, an Israeli settler from the illegal settlement of Yitzhar, south of Nablus, also kidnapped a Palestinian boy outside his school in the village of Urif in the occupied West Bank province of Nablus, according to local sources yesterday.

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